BERRIEN COUNTY JUVENILE CENTER
6414 DEANS HILL ROAD
BERRIEN CENTER, MICHIGAN 49102
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Updated: June 25, 2020
Job Classification: Youth Specialist II
The Berrien County Juvenile Center is currently hiring to fill multiple Youth Specialist II positions. The department requires the completion of their application which can be found here. They also require the completion of the IMPACT test through NTN.
Salary Information: $37,082.00 starting salary
Benefits: Life, Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement
Duties: Under the supervision of the Berrien County Juvenile Center Director, provides for the safety, security, and well-being for residents, visitors, and staff within the detention facility. Supervises, guides, and counsels residents through daily activities within the framework of the residential and educational programs.
Contact Information:Julie AntoniniExecutive Secretary269-471-2831 ext firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizenship Required: Must be legal to work in the United States
High School Grad/GED: Mandatory
Valid MICHIGAN Driver's License: Mandatory
Ability to Read/Speak English: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in unusual situations.
Vision: The candidate must test his/her vision at 20/40 or better (Corrected).
College: Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited
college or university in counseling, social work, criminal
justice, psychology, or related social services field.
Previous minimum of three months of experience in social
services or juvenile direct care. Preference will be given
to those with previous experience working with delinquent
or emotionally troubled youth and/or families, which may
have been in an intern or volunteer capacity.
Notes: Applicants that do not meet the minimum
requirements for Youth Specialist II but have at least
thirty semesters or forty-five quarter hours of college education, which includes three semesters or four-quarter
hours of psychology may qualify for Youth Specialist
($33,132.00 starting salary).
Additional Requirements: Must have open availability to work any shift at a 24-hour
facility (This WILL include evenings, nights, weekends,
and holidays). This position works on a rotating schedule.
Hiring Process: Upon meeting the above qualifications, the applicant must: